[Error] "Failed to start game (unknown error)"

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FNG / Fresh Meat
Oct 26, 2015
I'm honestly stuck on how to fix this error on starting up. I've tried all the suggestions I could find. I've deleted INI files, verified the cache, restarted Steam and my computer, deleted the Appcache, etc.

Any suggestions?


FNG / Fresh Meat
Sep 28, 2015
Did you guys run through all of this?


Also, do you have the game installed on SSD by chance?

Windows 7, 8, or 10?

Alright so this is going to sound stupid, I have been trying to fix my game for a good month or two now, I tried everything on here and nothing helped. Right after I posted my post I noticed there has been an update and decided to launch the game and see if maybe the update fixed it and to my surprise it did.

Thank you so much Tripwire :D